Thomson Litigation Consulting Forms Advisory Board

Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 01:00

Thomson Litigation Consulting (TLC), an industry leading provider of Electronic Discovery and Risk Management services, announced the recent formation of the Corporate and Law Firm Advisory Board. The 18 member Advisory Board consists of preeminent AmLaw 250 and Fortune 500 thought leaders whose expertise reflects a cross-section of legal industry sectors, including law firm, corporate, litigation, technology and electronic discovery. The Advisory Board is dual-structured: the Law Firm Advisory Board is chaired by Mr. George I. Rudoy, Director, Global Practice Technology & Information Services of Shearman & Sterling LLP, and the Corporate Advisory Board is chaired by Ms. Deena Coffman, Discovery Director of Johnson & Johnson.

The Advisory Board Charter is to develop industry leading technology standards and create a best practice framework for all phases of discovery life cycle management.The Advisory Board will determine the most critical e-Discovery issues facing corporate legal departments and law firms today and undertake key initiatives led by the Advisory Board members.

TLC has announced that Ms. Laura Kibbe will join the firm as Director of Electronic Discovery Services. Ms. Kibbe brings 20 years of legal industry expertise to the company, including commercial litigation, outside counsel management, and discovery strategy development. She is one of the leaders in the industry who has significant experience building cost-effective discovery and risk management programs.

Prior to joining TLC, Ms. Kibbe was senior corporate counsel and managing director of Pfizer's Discovery Response Team.